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Re: wuz K40.... now I been saved!

Sean_Ford@idx.com decided to speak these words:

>    I'm confused, you received a laser warning and pulled *the handbrake*?
>Whafor? Wouldn't pulling the handbrake sidestep the brake lights giving the
>tailgater little to no reaction time to go around you and also decrease the
>amount of braking action that 4 wheel braking (vs. one wheel) would
>provide? Sounds like an awful risk to me.

I think the point was to bypass the lights..that way the cop doesnt see 
you trying to slow down, i would say downshifting would haveworked 
better, but perhaps in the situation, that time to downshift would have 
been TOO long....


Michael Sheridan Williams

My new one: 1985 4000 S Quattro
175,000+ miles, and going like a new car